2011-08-25

Acupunture for Addiction



The beauty of acupuncture is that it has proven effective in providing significant relief for withdrawal symptoms of addiction without side effects. Many patients find the withdrawal attacks significantly less after three acupuncture visits and continue to improve with additional treatments. Addiction is a serious issue and needs a medical doctor’s attention while working with other therapies to help the […]

Story brings back memories of youth



Reading the article about Jungleland brought back wonderful memories of my youth. I grew up in Oak Park in the 1970s when it was still called Agoura. I think even Agoura was still called Agoura then and Jungleland was our weekend spot. Not for the exotic animals or the popcorn, not even for the elephant rides—it was for all of […]

Singing an anthem



JRAW moves



JRAW Fitness, a Westlake Village strength and conditioning studio, is moving to larger facilities on its first anniversary of being in business. JRAW will be operating out of The Factory, a performance training center at 733 Lakefield Road in Westlake Village founded by Super Bowl champions Billy Miller and Marvel Smith. The two businesses hope to share marketing strategies and […]

Calendar



THURS., AUG. 25 Library Book Sale 5 to 7 p.m. at Woodland Hills Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. 1:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Adult and children’s books, collectibles, tapes, CDs, videos. All proceeds support library. Free book for each child. Phone: 818.226.0017. FRI., AUG. 26 Community Coffee Event 8 to 9 a.m. at Brent’s Deli, […]

Ballet-Inspired Workout Raises The Bar



In 2008 Agoura High School graduate Jodi Conroy made the decision to leave her established life and career in San Francisco to open her own business in her hometown of Agoura Hills. Along with her former Agoura High beau and now husband, Quinn, Conroy introduced her hometown to an innovative exercise program called The Bar Method, which she had grown […]

He overstates the issue of RDAs



As reported in your Aug.18 edition, Mr. Kuperberg’s description of the state’s revamping of redevelopment agency grants by preventing the RDAs from acquiring state property tax revenues in the future as constituting “extortion” seems misplaced. According to California Penal Code Section 518, “extortion is the obtaining of property from another, with his consent, or the obtaining of an official act […]

Disney World vacation wish comes true for son of Agoura pastor




For 11-year-old Michael Johnson, a week at Disney World with his family was a tremendous boost to his spirits. Despite the August heat and humidity in Orlando, Fla. last week, the Moorpark boy—who suffers from quadriplegia and cerebral palsy—was excited about having a longtime wish come true and taking a break from his illness. “It’s been hot, but Michael hasn’t […]

Happy anniversary, Westlake Elementary CLU welcomes 510 freshmen to the campus



About 510 freshmen will begin classes at California Lutheran University on Wed., Aug. 31. The average GPA and SAT scores of the class are the highest in CLU’s history. Twenty percent of the students ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating class. Thirty percent of the freshmen are the first members of their families to attend college, and […]

Local rockers debut in Malibu

Band profile

Four grads from Viewpoint School in Calabasas formed a pop/indie band in 2009 while attending college, and made their Malibu stage debut last Saturday night at the Malibu Inn. Azura played to a packed house, showcasing songs from their recently released EP “Safe and Sound,” and played other crowd favorites to the delight of their fans. Their set also included […]


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